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Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

About the Program

Students enroll directly in University courses alongside other Chinese and international students. Language study is available for those interested. Choose from a wide range of courses in various disciplines: Business, Humanities and Social Sciences, Science and Engineering, the School of Creative Media, the School of Law, the Division of Building Science and Technology, and the Community College of City University. City University of Hong Kong offers over 80 Bachelor's and Associate degree programs each year. With this broad range, students can find anything to meet their needs. Hong Kong University of Science and Technology specializes in science and engineering as well as business management. With scientific breakthroughs in cutting-edge fields such as nanoscience and biotechnology, new technological inventions, and innovative business ventures, HKUST is ranked 42nd in the World's Top 200 Universities by the Times Higher Education Supplement 2004.

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Course Information

Location Hong Kong
Language of Instruction English
Language Proficiency N/A
Program Type Exchange: Students take courses offered by the partner institution
Program Dates Fall, Spring, Academic Year
Living Arrangements Independent Arrangement


GPA 3.0
Other Requirements N/A
Application Deadline March 1 for Fall/Academic Year Admission; October 1 for Spring Admission
Candidates may be interviewed to determine their qualifications for participating and representing Stony Brook University abroad.

Program Cost

Application Fee $60
Tuition Rate $3,085 per semester for NY residents; $9,795 per semester for non-residents
Program Fee $750 per semester
Administrative Fee $200 (non-refundable)
International Health Insurance $55 per month, approximately
Other Fees

$3,200-$4,126 (approximately; Students pay room, board, books, transportation and other university fees directly to overseas university)

Travel Costs

$1,640-$2,040 (approximately; Students are responsible for their travel arrangements including airfare, visa costs)

Costs are estimates for planning purposes of the student and are subject to change at any point.

Housing arrangements are coordinated directly with the partner university. Cost will vary depending on accommodation types and personal preference.

Cost Comparison: The average cost for a full time Stony Brook Student including tuition, insurance, housing, and meal plan is approximately $10,445 in-state and $15,735 out-of-state.

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Grades earned in an exchange program WILL NOT calculate towards the cumulative GPA for SBU students.

Non-SBU students must contact their home university regarding their grade and credit transfer policy.

Links and Resources

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Contact Information

Jeanine Guilbeault-Leite
Exchange Advisor
International Academic Programs
Stony Brook University
E1340 Melville Library
Stony Brook, N.Y. 11794-3397
Tel: (631) 632-7030
Fax: (631) 632-1396
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